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  • Even thoough the homework seems the equivalent of writing a term paper each week,  I'm still enjoying the program immensely.  I'm very impressed at how well it's planned out, adding (what seems like, ha ha) a "simple step"  gradually,  covering particular remedies which turns out to be a properly timed review,...
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  • Thank you for this most exceptional experience (as I wipe my tears..). I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am for this privilege to study with such exceptional teachers, students and administration. What a gift and a blessing. As Voltaire said “with great privilege comes great responsibility”. I...
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  • Lisa is a wonderful presenter and a fabulous teacher! Always a joy to attend anything she teaches about Homeopathy! Thank you, Virginia

  • I am a current 2nd year student and in October I attended Study Week for the college. My week can be described as it being profound, as well as surprising. First of all, I had the pleasure of meeting fellow distant education students like myself and I finally had a...
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  • "Thank you again for the most remarkable education. I have never felt so satisfied and content with my path of life!" Sarah D., 2018 Grad

  • You are so fortunate to have  Dr. Kellerstein as faculty; CCHM is a place for quality study of homeopathic medicine and I refer my chiropractic students to your college for advanced study in homeopathy. I am always so excited when I can touch a student in the chiropractic program to look...
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  • "I am extremely grateful for the experiences I gained in just two years of learning, and also for having a very helpful, bright and kind group of classmates. I couldn’t have done anything without their support and non-judgemental opinions. I appreciated their warm welcomes and cheers every time I entered...
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  • This Acute role play course was such a great learning experience and also a lot of fun! The actors were playing their patient roles so well.  And the learning experience is not over for me because I took a lot of notes for every case and after submitting my own...
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  • The online Teaching Clinic has enhanced my learning curve, raised the bar, challenged my way of thinking as a distance student in a fun and exciting manner. Must say this is an excellent way to hone your skills in preparation to becoming a successful homeopath. Highly recommend and encourage students...
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  • I've finished the video cases - they were great, I learned so much and Monica was such a positive resource.  I really felt she cared about how I was doing and guided me without making me feel incompetent.

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Our First Oncologist Homeopathy Student: What an Amazing Combination

Dr Rati Chand Vajpeyi, MD (PGI), Fellow of International School of Cancer Care, UK (Consultant Clinical Oncologist)

Fortunately, my medical training was in an era, where our teachers were dedicated and made sure we were proficient in Clinical Methods.

The most important of them being, Observation, followed closely by Listening to the patient and then Palpation, Percussion and Auscultation. More sophisticated tools, for Diagnosis were not popular as they were expensive and not readily available. We thus learnt to trust our own sensory perceptions and work in partnership with the patient.

Over the years, I noticed the medical profession gradually transforming. Advancement in Medical Technology has turned what was a skilled-based art to a tangible practice that must be proved when required. In the process, I feel that the goal of healing a patient has become secondary to treating the Disease. The patient is more of a ‘case ‘with a number for statistics and reports, than a person. We now rely more on reports from Technical Diagnostic Methods, than on our acumen. Often the loser has been the patient to whom we owe our profession.

I realize that Orthodox Western Medicine does not have answers to cure all ailments. There is a lot to be learnt from Indigenous, traditional methods of healing from different ethnic cultures. As an Oncologist I have often incorporated Alternate or Complementary (as I call them) therapies in my clinical practice.

Homeopathy has been part of my growing up. Almost every family in Bengal, India, has a small collection of vials with small sweet globules for minor ailments. My father was a staunch believer and practiced it as a hobby. I know just enough of Homeopathy to respect it, and believe that it considers a patient to be a person with his /her individual physique, temperament, and psyche and that therapy is tailored for that unique person. I hope that I will learn more and be a better healer rather than just a Doctor of Medicine.

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